Integrating iPads and Tablet Computers into Library Services Part 2
INTEGRATING IPADS Rebecca K. Miller AND HeatherTABLET COMPUTERS Moorefield- Lang INTO LIBRARY Carolyn Meier SERVICES, PART II March 15, 201 2
OVERVIEW OF WEBINAR, PART IIMarch 15, 201 2 Case studies and practical applications from: An art library K-12 school libraries Academic libraries and other academic organizations A public library Using tablets to work with collection development and reference Apps: Art-based apps Productivity apps School and study -based apps Scanning and Flash tools Higher education and research apps Staying up to date on apps, tablets, and other technology tools
PROGRAM OVERVIEW20 iPads in the Art Aimed at art and and Arch library arch industrialCirculate to design students. undergrads for 4 They use them the days with 1 renewal most.Faculty have 5 days with option for more
TOOLSCome with two Social Media dozen apps FlipBoardDropbox InstapaperEvernote Other design styleFiles HD toolsPDF ReadersOther Basic Tools
OUTCOME Wished they had taken more advantage of playing it up more Advertising more Publishing more They have iPad 1 , people want 2 (and now, New iPad) Missed opportunity that they are still working with and getting situated.
QUICK POLLWhat type of apps do you use the most?A. Nook/Kindle/Reading AppsB. Other entertainment (movies, games)C. Communication (social media, etc.)D. Productivity (note-taking, calendar)E. Other
PRACTICAL APPLICATION: Charlottesville, CHARLOTTESVILLE VA SCHOOLS
WHAT THEY HAVE Fujitsu 580 Tablets (Lifebook) Windows 7 Full Computer in a Tablet form Every student 6-12 grade in the school system
STRATEGIC PLANStarted planning in Teachers received 2009 tablets in Summer,Decided to adopt 2011 for training tablets instead of Students received textbooks. tablets in December,Had two committees 2011 textbook and tablets
WHAT ARE THEY USED FOR?Physics: Doing Math: Handwriting experiments: Probes features attached to tablets Music: All types ofLibrary: When music apps. Vocal French delegation parts on the tablets. was visiting, Courses for virtual students and high school librarian were researchingGovernment: Polling
CHALLENGES Earthquake in Japan set orders back. Always have a back up plan. Set your deadline out. If you think it will arrive in December tell everyone it will be January just to be safe. Gain additional funding if you can. Internet access for all students.
TOURS Five iPads that can be checked out at the library circulation desk for library tours Screencasts on each section of the library Numbered QR Barcodes linked to screencasts Barcodes are scannable iPad scans code and tells student about that part of the library Beautiful in its simplicity
SET UPInitial tours done in other universities relied on student‟s personal devices to scan the QR barcodes.When iPad 1 came out we waited for 2. Knew that a camera would be on it.Tour has become very popular. Students like being able to tour at their convenience.
PRACTICAL APPLICATION: MORE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSIT Y LIBRARIESLaptops and Amazon Kindles, Netbooks Sony Readers andI Pads Barnes & NoblesIpods Nooks.Digital Cameras and Wacom Intuous4 Camcorders and Bamboo Fun Graphic TabletsVoice Recorders For more info see:Portable DVD http://www.lib.ncsu.edu players /techlending/
UNIVERSIT Y OF UTAH: HEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARYThey Lend: Two week checkout 3 Xooms Short survey about device 6 Kindles Likes and dislikes 3 Nooks B&W Apps explored and 3 Nooks Color preferences 3 iPads Using the devices for For more info see assessment to see what http://library.med.utah.edu /or/technologies.php should be purchased for the future.
UNIVERSIT Y OF ARIZONAThey Lend:•Lenovo Think Pads•iPads•iPad Keyboards•Various Laptops
ROVING REFERENCE • Logistics? • Apps? • What happens to the reference desk?
IDEAS FROM THE LITERATURE… Roving reference can take place inside the library or of fsite, within another building entirely Roving reference can augment library services in a variety of library environments Of fsite: Mobility and convenience for students and faculty Within the library: Being proactive in reaching out to students Ease and convenience for librarians Users‟ ability to identify rovers Communication with other staf f members
THE LITERATURE B r o w n , C . , S u l z , D . , a n d Po w, V. ( 2 01 1 , A u g u s t ) . Ro v i n g r e f e r e n c e w i t h i P a d s : A s t u d y o f t h e u s e o f i P a d s a s te c h n o l o g ic a l s u p p o r t a n d s e r v i c e a s s e s s m e n t . P a p e r p r e s e n te d a t t h e a n n u a l c o n f e r e n c e o f t h e I n te r n a t i o n a l Fe d e r a t i o n o f L i b r a r y A s s o c i a t io n s , S a n J u a n , P u e r to R i c o . Ret r i eve d f r o m h t t p : / / c o n fe r e nc e . i fl a .o r g / p a s t / i fl a 77 / 1 97 - b row n - e n . p d f C o u r to i s , M . a n d L i r i a n o , M . ( 2 0 0 0 ) . T i p s f o r r o v i n g r e f e r e n c e : H o w to b e s t s e r v e l i b r a r y u s e r s . C o l l e g e & R e s e a r c h L i b r a r i e s N e w s , 61 ( 4 ) : 2 8 9 - 9 0 , 31 5 . Fo r s y t h , E . ( 2 0 0 9 ) . Fa n c y w a l k i e - t a l k i es , S t a r Tr e k c o m m un i ca to r s , o r r o v i n g r e f e r e n c e? Au s t r a l i a n L i b r a r y J o u r n a l , 5 8 ( 1 ) : 7 3 - 8 4 . Ret r i ev e d f r o m h t t p : / / w w w. a l ia . o r g . a u/pub l i s h i n g / al j / 5 8 / A L J _ Fe b 2 0 0 9 _ Vo l5 8 _ N1 _ we b. pdf # pa g e = 7 4 H o l m e s , C . a n d Wo z n i c ki , L . ( 2 01 0 ) . L i b r a r i a n s a t yo u r d o o r s te p : Ro v i n g r e f e r e n c e a t To w s o n U n i v e r s i t y. C o l l e g e & R e s e a r c h L i b r a r i e s N e w s , 71 ( 1 1 ) : 5 8 2 - 5 8 5 . Ret r i eve d f r o m h t t p : / / c r l n .a c r l .o r g / c o n te n t / 71 / 1 1 / 5 8 2 .f ul l L o t t s , M . a n d G r av e s , S . ( 2 01 1 ) . U s i n g t h e i P a d f o r r e f e r e n c e s e r v i c e s : L i b r a r i a n s g o m o b i le . C o l l e g e & R e s e a r c h L i b r a r i e s N e w s , 7 2 ( 4 ) : 217 - 2 2 0 . Ret r i ev e d f r o m h t t p : / / c r ln . a c r l .o r g / c on te n t / 7 2 / 4 / 217. f ull S m i t h , M . A . a n d P i et r a s z ew s k i , B . A . ( 2 0 0 4 ) . E n a b l i n g t h e r o v i n g r e f e r e n c e l i b r a r i a n : w i r e l e s s a c c e s s w i t h t a b l et P C s . R e f e r e n c e S e r v i c e s R ev i e w, 3 2 ( 3 ) : 24 9 - 255
PRACTICAL APPLICATION: Virginia Tech INNOVATION SPACE Blacksburg, VA (HIGHER EDUCATION)
WHAT IS INNOVATION SPACEMultimedia computer lab open to students, faculty, and staff of Virginia Tech, as well as the local general public.Mission of providing assistance through free and open access to software, hardware, and specially-trained staff.
HOW THEY ARE CIRCULATING IPADS144 iPads to check out for class setsKeep those for a semester
HOW ARE THE PADS BEING USED Critical reading over PDF Annotators the traditional Think about how textbook students read and iThoughts HD for annotate Concept Mapping Dropbox and Evernote They are very are very big physical, very tactile Tagging and how Not a whiteboard students tag is very Not a mouse interesting as well They are in the student‟s hands
MORE USAGESProfessors are using E-reader usage audio features for MBA program at grading Virginia Tech, everyPenultimate lets student gets an iPad professors write note to students.Speak Notes and other apps let you record notes to students
MontlieuPRACTICAL APPLICATION: Academy of TechnologyPUBLIC SCHOOL LIBRARY High Point, NC
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GRANTMontlieu: Given half a million dollars for all of their students, approximately 430 students, to have an iPad.They stay at school. But next year 4 th and 5 th will get to take them home.Teachers each got an iPad and a Mac Book Pro as well as cart for chargingTech Person hired for training
Image courtesy of Montlieu Academy of Technology
EXAMPLES Facetime to read Letters Learning for books from another Letters room Doodle Buddy for Facetime to speak to letters class when teacher is Take screenshots of not at school that day work to show parents Digital pen pals using for parent/teacher Facetime with other conferences schools across the country or world
APPS & CONTENTRocket Math for Cutting and pasting math skills skillsCommunication by e- Safari/Internet mail for parents. searching skillsConcept mapping Parents are learning tools too from theirPuppet Pals for children StoryTelling
FOR TEACHERSMeet every quarter and share apps. Have to “sell” your app. The best apps get purchased for the educators.Teacher Pal: Seating arrangements, picture of the child, information on each child. Very useful for substitutes.Differentiated instruction for the children. 21 st Century learning skills and Technology skills for the teachers.
PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS: IN-HOUSE PUBLIC LIBRARY USEHouston Public LibraryProgram specifics: Starting January 2011 , 3 iPads availableto enhance “early literacy stations” Children (accompanied by a 14+ yearold) can check out for 1 hour Includes educational apps to aid in “literacy and mathematical development” Article available: http://www.chron.com/business/technology/article/Houston - libraries-want-preschoolers-to-check-out-1689013.php
PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS: IN-HOUSE PUBLIC LIBRARY USE North Shore Public Library, NYProgram Specifics 8 iPads Checked out to patrons with a library card Can be used anywhere in the library To replace children‟s gaming computers Internet connectivity cut off Use Children‟s Technology Review ( http://childrenstech.com/) to find relevant appsInformation fromhttp://sclsyouthser vices.wordpress.com/2011/08/09/ipads -replace-desktop-computers-at-north-shore-public-library/
WHERE DO YOU GET ALL OF THESE APPS? For iPad, iPod touch and iPhone – App store on iTunes For Android Amazon App store Android Market Blackberry App World Some websites will also have an app to download Build your own…
BASIC NEEDS FOR APP DEVELOPMENT Although this webinar will not focus on building apps, if you‟re interested in pursuing that, here are a few basic needs: Instructional or App Designers Graphic Artist/Programmers App Testers if budget will allow or the rest of the team can test app. Rubrics or standards to test the app Subjects to try out the app
HOW TO ORGANIZE ICONS IN FOLDERS Drop one icon on top of the other iPad will automatically name it
QUICK POLLHow do you stay up to date on technology,tablets, and apps?A. Social media (Facebook, Twitter, blogs)B. Professional publicationsC. Conferences and workshopsD. ListservsE. All of the above!
WHERE TO READ ABOUT NEW APPS Higher Ed Blogs Apple blogs Professor Hacker Apple Gazette Center for Learning and The Unofficial Apple Performance Technologies Weblog Cult of Mac The Apple Blog Mobile Learning Edible Apple Apple „n apps JK on the run iPad insight World of Apple Just another iPad blog Upside Learning blog Marc Prensky‟s weblog Endgadget
OTHER RELEVANT BLOGS Android blogs Androinica Android and me Android guys Hello Android IM Android tabletsinlibraries.tumblr.com Blackberry Blogs Inside Blackberry Crackberry.com Blackberry blog BlackBerry Beat
FINAL Q&A What final questions can we answer for you? We‟ll answer as many questions as time permits, then follow up on our Tumblr and/or the ALA TechSource blog afterwards. More tablet projects from Rebecca, Carolyn, and Heather…
REFERENCES: PART II A l l i s o n . ( 2 01 1 , A u g u s t 9 ) . i P a d s r e p l a c e d e s k to p c o m p ute r s a t N o r t h S h o r e P u b l i c L i b r a r y. Ret r i ev e d f r o m h t t p : / / s c l syo ut h s e r v i c e s. wo r d p r e s s .c o m / 2 01 1 / 0 8 / 0 9 / i p a d s - r e pl ac e - de sk to p - c o m p ute r s - a t - n o r t h - s h o r e - p ub l ic - l i b r a r y/ A n d e r s o n , C . a n d Wo l f f , M . ( 2 01 0 , A u g u s t 17 ) . T h e We b i s d e a d . L o n g l i v e t h e I n te r n et . W i r e d M a g a z i n e . Ret r i ev e d f r o m h t t p : / / w w w. w ir ed .c o m/ m a g a z i n e / 2 010 / 0 8 / f f _ we b r ip / a l l/ 1 B o g o s t , I . ( 2 01 1 , J a n u a r y 1 2 ) . W h a t i s a n a p p ? A s h o r te n e d , s l a n g a p p l i c a t io n . Ret r i eve d f r o m h t t p : / / w w w.b o g o s t .c o m / b l o g / w h a t _ i s _ a n _ a p p . s h t ml J o b s , S . ( 2 01 0 , A p r i l ) . T h o u g h t s o n F l a s h . Ret r i ev e d f r o m h t t p : / / w w w. a p p l e .c o m / h o t n ew s / t h o ug h t s - o n - fl a s h / N C S U L i b r a r i e s . ( 2 01 1 ) . Te c h n o l o g y L e n d i n g . Ret r i eve d f r o m h t t p : / / w w w. l ib . n c s u. e d u/ tec h l e n d i ng / Tu r n e r, A . ( 2 01 1 , J a n u a r y 2 8 ) . H o u s to n l i b r a r i e s w a n t p r e s c h o o l e r s to c h e c k o u t i P a d s . H o u s to n C h r o n i c l e . Ret r i ev ed f r o m h t t p : / / w w w.c h r o n .c o m / b us i n e s s / tec h n o l o g y/ a r t i c le / H o us to n - l i b r a r i e s - wa n t - p r e s c h o o le r s - to - c h ec k - o ut - 16 8 9 01 3 .p h p U n i v e r s i t y o f U t a h , S p e n c e r S . E c c l e s H e a l t h S c i e n c e s L i b r a r y. ( 2 01 1 ) . M e d i a & Te c h n o lo g y. Ret r i ev e d f r o m h t t p : / / l ib r a r y.m e d .ut a h . e d u/ o r / tec h n o l o g ie s .p h p
CREDITS & THANKS, PART II Angela Caldwell: Kindergar ten Teacher, Montlieu Academy of Technology Neal Henshaw, Classroom Manager, University Libraries, Virginia Tech Maria Lewis (Coordinator for Technology Integration) and Anne Evans (Coordinator for Histor y and Social Sciences), Charlottesville Schools Jennifer Sparrow: Director of Emerging Technologies & New Ventures, InnovationSpace Patrick Tomlin: Ar t and Architecture Librarian, University Libraries, Virginia Tech